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Sheikh Hasina Speaks With Mamata Banerjee, Enquires About Cyclone Damages In Bengal

Sheikh Hasina expressed sympathy to Mamata Banerjee over the lack of life and property (File)


Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday spoke with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and enquired in regards to the damages brought on by extraordinarily extreme cyclone Amphan.

“The Prime Minister phoned the West Bengal Chief Minister at about 11:10 am and enquired about the damages caused by the cyclone in the state,” Dhaka Tribune quoted Bangladesh PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim as saying.

Karim stated that PM Hasina expressed sympathy to Ms Banerjee over the lack of life and property as a result of cyclone.

Cyclone Amphan made landfall on Wednesday in West Bengal in India alongside the shoreline of India and Bangladesh leaving a path of destruction within the area.

Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in West Bengal and Odisha and induced the lack of lives and property. At least 72 individuals have died in West Bengal.

In Bangladesh, cyclone Amphan had badly affected 26 districts, inflicting injury to the tune of 1,100 crore Bangladesh Taka. It has claimed lives of at the least 20 lives in Bangladesh, reported Dhaka Tribune.

As per a report in Dhaka Tribune, round one crore individuals within the south-western and north-western areas have been left with out electrical energy because the storm disrupted the ability provide system.

Prime Minister Hasina has directed the authorities to take immediate measures to offer cash and reduction supplies to these affected by the cyclone and reconstruct their homes.

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